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A CASE OF CHICKENPOX PNEUMONIA

Case Presentation: A 52 year old African American male presented to the ED complaining of dyspnea that started 1 day prior. He denied having a fever, cough, or sick contacts. On presentation the patient appeared [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:24:34+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A CASE OF CHICKENPOX PNEUMONIA

A Fleeting Rash Solved the Paradox

Case Presentation: A 36-year-old Caucasian male, a construction worker, presented with three weeks of high-spiking daily fevers, myalgias and fatigue. He endorsed a water-skiing trip, and tick and dog bites within recent weeks. He was [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Fleeting Rash Solved the Paradox

A RASH THAT FOLLOWS NONE OF THE RULES: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED HSV-2

Case Presentation: Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) infection often presents in a disseminated pattern in immunocompromised hosts. Immunocompetent hosts typically present with genital or oral lesions or have HSV-2 or varicella-zoster virus (VZV) that follows along [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:29:57+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RASH THAT FOLLOWS NONE OF THE RULES: A UNIQUE CASE OF DISSEMINATED HSV-2

A UNIQUE CASE OF ANTICONVULSANT HYPERSENSITIVITY SYNDROME SECONDARY TO CARBAMAZEPINE

Case Presentation: A 63 year-old male with a history of seizure disorder recently started on Carbamazepine one month ago now presents with a total body rash for one week. He reports his symptoms started with [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:40:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A UNIQUE CASE OF ANTICONVULSANT HYPERSENSITIVITY SYNDROME SECONDARY TO CARBAMAZEPINE

Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

Case Presentation: An 82-year-old man with a history of hypertension and known aortic insufficiency presented with bilateral lower extremity rash, ankle edema, and bradycardia. The ankle edema began two weeks prior to presentation followed by [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blocking a Rash Diagnosis: An Unusual Case of Infective Endocarditis

IR-RASH-IONAL FEAR

Case Presentation: A 58 year old man, who has sex with men, presented with three weeks of blurred vision. During this period he also noted fevers, malaise, and headache. Physical exam revealed a patchy erythematous [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:16:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IR-RASH-IONAL FEAR

SYPHILITIC HEPATITIS: AN UNCOMMON AND OVERLOOKED MENIFESTATION OF SECONDARY SYPHILIS

Case Presentation: An otherwise healthy 31 years old Brazilian male presented to the hospital with two months history of constitutional symptoms, diffuse pruritic rash on torso and extremities, and diffuse lymphadenopathy. He lived with his [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SYPHILITIC HEPATITIS: AN UNCOMMON AND OVERLOOKED MENIFESTATION OF SECONDARY SYPHILIS

WHEN A RASH ISN’T JUST A RASH – MULTICENTRIC CASTLEMAN DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old African American male with history of AIDS on antiretroviral therapy and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) was admitted for a two-week history of shortness of breath and 20 pound unintentional weight loss. [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:49:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on WHEN A RASH ISN’T JUST A RASH – MULTICENTRIC CASTLEMAN DISEASE